Groups turn up pressure on Biden, Democrats to end deportations and make good on immigration reform

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) – Activists took to the streets of Downtown El Paso on Thursday to demand an end to deportation flights to Haiti and the Title 42 public health policy used to remove other migrants on public health grounds. The so-called “March for our Dignity” was one of at least two dozen … Read more

Aftermath of Hurricane Ida: Biden pledges ‘all the assistance that’s needed’ after Ida

WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) —  President Joe Biden on Thursday said his administration was “ready to provide all the assistance that’s needed” in response to a massive wildfire in California and to Hurricane Ida, which knocked out power and wreaked havoc along the Gulf Coast before causing deadly flooding and tornadoes in the Northeast. Storm damage from Hurricane … Read more

12 US military members, multiple Afghans killed in suicide bombings outside Kabul airport

WARNING: The images below contain graphic content. Discretion is advised. KABUL, Afghanistan (NewsNation Now) —  Two suicide bombers and gunmen attacked crowds of Afghans flocking to Kabul’s airport Thursday, transforming a scene of desperation into one of horror in the waning days of a massive airlift that has drawn thousands of people seeking to flee … Read more

Biden to deliver remarks as Taliban says no extensions for US evacuations

KABUL, Afghanistan (NewsNation Now) — A Taliban spokesman said Tuesday the U.S. must complete its evacuation of people from Afghanistan by the Aug. 31 date the Biden administration set for the withdrawal of all American troops. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid says his group will accept “no extensions” to the deadline. He says life is returning to … Read more

Biden to address nation on chaos in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) — President Joe Biden will return to the White House Monday to address the nation on the U.S. evacuation from Afghanistan, a day after the Taliban took control of the country. The White House says Biden will travel back to Washington from the Camp David presidential retreat to speak at 3:45 p.m. … Read more

Family of 5 Texans arrested over January 6 riot

BORGER, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Among the latest arrests in the wake of the deadly Capitol riot on January 6 are five members of the same Texas family. While notable suspects have included a Florida pastor-and-son duo, this may be the largest group of relatives to face charges in the attack. A tipster led FBI investigators … Read more

Jan. 6 riot suspect ‘fully constructed’ Capitol Lego model

PITTSBURGH, Pa. (WTAJ) — The FBI seized a fully constructed Lego set of the U.S. Capitol and a notebook with local militia information in it from an alleged January 6 rioter, a court document revealed. Hunt for Capitol attackers still on 6 months after Jan. 6 Robert Morss, of Glenshaw, Pennsylvania was arrested by FBI-Pittsburgh … Read more

Some Capitol rioters claim election misinformation defense

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Falsehoods about the election helped bring insurrectionists to the Capitol on Jan. 6, and now some who are facing criminal charges for their actions during the riot hope their gullibility might save them or at least engender some sympathy. GOP blocks bipartisan probe of deadly Jan. 6 riot at Capitol Lawyers … Read more

Groups make last-minute appeal for Biden to ‘defund’ ICE, CBP

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) – Migrant advocates on Thursday made a last-minute appeal for President Biden to take money earmarked for immigration enforcement and spend it on education and health care instead. “I call on the president to put forward a compassionate budget, one that affirms the dignity and humanity of our immigrant neighbors,” … Read more

Upstate man arrested over Capitol insurrection

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WUTR) — Eric Bochene, 49, of New Hartford was arrested on Thursday by FBI agents out of Albany. He is facing charges related to having taken part in the riot and attack on the U.S. Capitol. Leahy calls for more funding to fight domestic terrorism In papers filed by the FBI, a … Read more